CPAP Therapy on Dogs

Case reports: use of the helmet on a French Bulldog and a Cavalier King

CPAP Therapy on Dogs

August 30, 2019 0

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Linda Perissinotto* at the Veterinary Clinic of S. Croce in Carpi (MO).

CASE REPORT 1

French bulldog: post-operative staphylectomy and plastic of the nostrils in patient with brachycephaly syndrome.

CPAP therapy with helmet (with venturi system integrated and silicone collar) and O2 concentrator with the following parameters:

  • PEEP: 5 cm H2O
  • FiO2: 35-40% (limitation due to the usage of O2 concentrator of only 10 L/min)
  • Duration of therapy: 2 hours

 

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CASE REPORT 2

Cavalier king with respiratory distress and heath stroke.

CPAP therapy with helmet (with venturi system integrated and silicone collar) and O2 concentrator with the following parameters:

  • PEEP: 5 cm H2O
  • FiO2: 35-40% (limitation due to the usage of O2 concentrator of only 10 L/min)
  • Sedation with butorphanol to minimize the stress of work of breathing and to optimize the DO2
  • Systematic arterial blood gas to monitor the ventilation
  • Blood and biochemical monitor
  • Duration of therapy: 3 hours

Discharged the same day.

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*Dr.ssa Linda Perissinotto, DVM, Msc, Phd student

President SIMUTIV (Italian Society of Emergency Medicine and Intensive Veterinarian Therapy)

Member of VECCS, EVECCS, SCIVAC, SIMUTIV

 


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